Louisville man charged in connection with four business robberies
A Louisville man has been charged with four separate robberies that took place in the month of December.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Louisville man has been charged with four separate robberies that took place in the month of December.
According to a criminal citation, 19-year-old Deshawn Ramsey was already in custody when police charged him with the four robberies.
Police say that on Dec. 15, Ramsey and an unidentified accomplice robbed the Lee's Quick Stop on Taylor Boulevard, near Berry Boulevard. According to the criminal citation, they were armed, and demanded and received business cash.
Cloverleaf Liquors, on Manslick Road, near the Watterson Expressway, was the next target, on Dec. 21, according to police. Police say that Ramsey, along with others, including 19-year-old Deandre Hobbs, robbed the business at gunpoint, taking money and a victim's phone.
On Dec. 23, police say Ramsey robbed the Murphy USA gas station on Bashford Manor Lane, near Mayo Drive. As was the case in the other robberies, police say Ramsey was armed, and demanded and received business cash.
On Christmas Eve, Ramsey allegedly robbed the Liquor Zone on S. Third Street, near Gheens Avenue. Police say he demanded and received business cash.
Ramsey, who was already in custody, was charged with four counts of first degree robbery in connection with these cases.
Hobbs, Ramsey's alleged accomplice in the Cloverleaf Liquors robbery, was arrested on Monday evening and charged with two counts of first degree robbery -- one count in connection with the Cloverleaf Liquors incident, and one count for an unrelated incident on Dec. 30, when Hobbs and two others allegedly robbed the Berry Market on Berry Boulevard, near Wheeler Avenue.
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